Relish Food and Wine Festival

Only two sleeps to go till Relish Food + Wine Festival

Tickets to the inaugural Gin Joint burlesque dancing and gin tasting sessions have sold out but Relish Food + Wine Festival goers can still get on board Bubbles on the Boat, the Long Lunch and hands-on cooking sessions this Saturday, 2 June. Robyn Peach, event manager for Fraser Coast Tourism and Events, said the special […]

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Is chocolate really a fruit?

 Chocolate lovers rejoice – the love of your life is a fruit! Well, that is according to Chris and Lynn Jahnke’s light-hearted theory. “Chocolate is made from seeds of cocoa fruit, so in my mind that clearly makes chocolate a fruit,” joked Chris. “And are we not encouraged to eat more fruit?” he asked of […]

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Savour top food on railway journey

Pumpkin and Spinach Filo served with seasonal salad and Balsamic Dressing along with Caramel Mousse for dessert – I’ve never tasted railway food this good! I’d boarded the Spirit of Queensland at Maryborough West the evening before bound for North Queensland and barely had time to settle when staff delivered Beef Medallion with roasted potato […]

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A tipple or three kick-starts Relish Festival

“You’ll be taking your life into your own hands,” joked Jenny as I arrived at this year’s Relish Fraser Coast food and wine festival in Maryborough. “What do you mean?” I asked. “At the free wine tasting stalls, people are lined up six deep and it’s each for their own!” Jenny waived her free wine glass above […]

Blueberry & White Chocolate Muffins

ONE OF life’s greatest pleasures is to relax in the garden, with a cup of coffee and a good book.  To add an extra element of indulgence, I love to whip up a batch of these family favourites – my Blueberry and White Chocolate Muffins.  Either fresh out of the oven or reheated later on, […]